2016 COMMUNITY BUILDING PARTNERSHIP GRANTS ANNOUNCED FOR LISMORE ELECTORATE

Nationals Member for Lismore Thomas George MP today announced 31 projects would share in $300,000 towards the upgrading and construction of community infrastructure.

This grant funding has been provided under the NSW Government’s 2016 Community Building Partnership program and will aim to create more vibrant and inclusive communities and deliver positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes.

“Building and restoring local infrastructure as well as supporting local construction jobs and businesses are a welcome boost in enhancing local investment in our community,” Mr George said.

“This grassroots funding will directly benefit our community and will deliver new infrastructure for schools and community groups, and will help pay for much-needed improvements.

“There was strong competition for the available funds and a high level of interest from the community.

“I look forward to seeing the benefits to our communities as projects are undertaken and put into use across the Lismore electorate,” Mr George said.

Projects to receive funding are:

LightnUp IncCommunity Arts Space renovation
Life Education NSW mobile learning centre touch screen
St Vincent de Paul Society NSW mobile laundry fit out project
Collins Creek Hall Reserve Trust hall renovation
Kyogle Together Inc showground grandstand maintenance
Ruthven Hall Committee Inc disability access and emergency exits
Deaf Society of NSW centre renovation
Urbenville Progress Association hall renovations
Dunoon & District Sports Club outdoor exercise equipment
Stokers Siding/Dunbible Memorial Hall hall restoration
Wyrallah Rd Public School P&C new water bubblers
Nimbin Community Centre Inc building upgrade
Tenterfield Shire Council public wi-fi
Richmond Rovers Football Club grandstands for spectator seating
Kyogle Track & Trail Mountain Bike Club development of mountain bike trails
Murwillumbah Seventh Day Adventist Church maintenance of community centre
Tenterfield Transport Museum lighting
Modanville Public School P&C COLA insulation
Liston Hall Committee Inc playground shading
Murwillumbah Meals on Wheels Service Inc walk-in freezer room
Murwillumbah Amateur Basketball Assoc courts upgrade
Kyogle Pony Club resurface and drain arena
Lismore Soup Kitchen guttering replacement
Lismore Model Flying Club facility relocation
Lismore Workers Sports Bowls Club new equipment
Murwillumbah Cricket Club Twilight Capers – community inclusion program
Lismore Thistles Soccer Club lawn mower
Kyogle Bowling Club greens mower
Wyrallah Hall Association Inc energy augmentation project
Murwillumbah Scouts Association ceiling repair & safety electrical upgrades
Tregeagle Hall Inc community connections project

Lismore Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403
Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Murwillumbah Contact Details:

Telephone: 02 6672 7577